The table below looks at the statistics for VB.NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB.NET over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 166 124 129
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +5
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 83 113 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.91% 1.34% 1.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.68% 4.03% 3.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 66 57
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £258 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £405 £376
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 2 3
Average hourly rate £30.00 £22.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.83% +11.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £15.25 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £84.75 £29.25 £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £33.17 £13.30
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +149.39%
VB.NET
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Programming Languages Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3093 2804 2450
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 33.73% 33.29% 31.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1729 1464 1286
Average daily rate £350 £340 £349
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 133 174
Average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -15.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £12.46 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.80 £42.50 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -5.00%

VB.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VB.NET across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB.NET Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

VB.NET
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VB.NET across the South East region.

VB.NET Daily Rate Trend in the South East

VB.NET
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VB.NET across the South East region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

VB.NET Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

VB.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VB.NET across the South East region.

VB.NET Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

VB.NET
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VB.NET across the South East region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

VB.NET Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

VB.NET
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB.NET within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey -14 24 £350 - 10
Hampshire -13 22 £369 +17.52% 23
East Sussex - 13 £330 - 2
Berkshire -13 12 £400 +45.45% 12
Buckinghamshire -8 11 £313 -23.07% 3
West Sussex - - - - 3
Isle of Wight - - - -
Kent - - - - 8
Middlesex - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 11
VB.NET
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VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing VB.NET also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VB.NET.

1 149 (100.00%) .NET
2 103 (69.13%) C#
3 76 (51.01%) SQL
3 76 (51.01%) ASP.NET
4 67 (44.97%) SQL Server
5 54 (36.24%) JavaScript
6 47 (31.54%) Visual Studio
7 42 (28.19%) HTML
8 39 (26.17%) MVC
8 39 (26.17%) Agile Software Development
9 34 (22.82%) WCF
10 32 (21.48%) Microsoft
11 31 (20.81%) XML
12 30 (20.13%) jQuery
13 29 (19.46%) Oracle
14 27 (18.12%) Scrum
15 25 (16.78%) CSS
15 25 (16.78%) WPF
16 24 (16.11%) Windows
17 23 (15.44%) .NET Framework
17 23 (15.44%) Oracle Database
18 22 (14.77%) Web Services
19 20 (13.42%) Team Foundation Server
20 18 (12.08%) SQL Server 2008
20 18 (12.08%) Degree
20 18 (12.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 18 (12.08%) Project Management
21 17 (11.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 16 (10.74%) Software Engineering
22 16 (10.74%) Computer Science

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing VB.NET also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VB.NET. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (8.72%) IIS
2 9 (6.04%) SharePoint
3 7 (4.70%) ArcGIS
3 7 (4.70%) CMS
4 3 (2.01%) Sitefinity
5 2 (1.34%) Umbraco
5 2 (1.34%) Kentico
5 2 (1.34%) Adobe CQ
5 2 (1.34%) WinCC
5 2 (1.34%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.67%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.67%) Node.js
6 1 (0.67%) Confluence
6 1 (0.67%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 11 (7.38%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.70%) ArcInfo
3 4 (2.68%) MS Office
4 1 (0.67%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 14 (9.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (7.38%) SmartPlant
3 3 (2.01%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.67%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.67%) Cerner Millennium
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.34%) Ethernet
1 2 (1.34%) FTP
1 2 (1.34%) SAN
1 2 (1.34%) Modbus
1 2 (1.34%) Profibus
2 1 (0.67%) Firewall
2 1 (0.67%) Internet
2 1 (0.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (44.97%) SQL Server
2 23 (15.44%) Oracle Database
3 18 (12.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (12.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 17 (11.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 16 (10.74%) MS Access
6 10 (6.71%) SQL Server 2005
6 10 (6.71%) Relational Database
7 8 (5.37%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (4.03%) Crystal Reports
8 6 (4.03%) SQL Server 2000
9 3 (2.01%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (1.34%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (1.34%) DTS
10 2 (1.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.67%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 1 (0.67%) DataStax
11 1 (0.67%) QlikView
11 1 (0.67%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 47 (31.54%) Visual Studio
2 20 (13.42%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (4.70%) JIRA
4 3 (2.01%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (1.34%) TeamCity
5 2 (1.34%) WebDriver
5 2 (1.34%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (1.34%) Selenium
6 1 (0.67%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.67%) Subversion
6 1 (0.67%) Bitbucket
General
1 10 (6.71%) Finance
2 9 (6.04%) Marketing
3 3 (2.01%) Banking
3 3 (2.01%) Retail
3 3 (2.01%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.34%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.34%) Military
4 2 (1.34%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.67%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 102 (68.46%) Developer
2 58 (38.93%) .NET Developer
3 28 (18.79%) VB.NET Developer
4 16 (10.74%) Programmer
5 14 (9.40%) Software Developer
6 9 (6.04%) C# Developer
7 8 (5.37%) Web Developer
7 8 (5.37%) C# .NET Developer
8 7 (4.70%) Agile .NET Developer
8 7 (4.70%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
8 7 (4.70%) Applications Developer
8 7 (4.70%) Senior Developer
8 7 (4.70%) Support Technician
8 7 (4.70%) GIS Technician
9 6 (4.03%) ASP.NET Developer
9 6 (4.03%) Consultant
9 6 (4.03%) .NET Applications Developer
9 6 (4.03%) CRM Developer
9 6 (4.03%) Dynamics CRM Developer
10 5 (3.36%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 149 (100.00%) .NET
2 76 (51.01%) ASP.NET
3 42 (28.19%) HTML
4 34 (22.82%) WCF
5 31 (20.81%) XML
6 30 (20.13%) jQuery
7 25 (16.78%) CSS
7 25 (16.78%) WPF
8 23 (15.44%) .NET Framework
9 22 (14.77%) Web Services
10 15 (10.07%) WinForms
10 15 (10.07%) ASP.NET MVC
11 14 (9.40%) Ajax
12 12 (8.05%) HTML5
13 10 (6.71%) J2EE
13 10 (6.71%) Hibernate
14 9 (6.04%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 9 (6.04%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 8 (5.37%) ASP.NET MVC 3
16 7 (4.70%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.74%) Computer Science
1 16 (10.74%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (9.40%) Data Structures
3 9 (6.04%) Management Information System
4 7 (4.70%) SCADA
4 7 (4.70%) GIS
5 4 (2.68%) Open Source
5 4 (2.68%) Life Science
6 3 (2.01%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.34%) NHS
7 2 (1.34%) E-Learning
7 2 (1.34%) Replication
7 2 (1.34%) Clustering
8 1 (0.67%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.67%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (0.67%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 24 (16.11%) Windows
2 3 (2.01%) Android
3 2 (1.34%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.67%) Linux
4 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (26.17%) MVC
1 39 (26.17%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (18.12%) Scrum
3 18 (12.08%) Project Management
4 16 (10.74%) Software Engineering
5 15 (10.07%) Migration
6 14 (9.40%) CRM
7 13 (8.72%) Performance Tuning
8 12 (8.05%) TDD
8 12 (8.05%) Unit Testing
9 10 (6.71%) OO
9 10 (6.71%) Kanban
9 10 (6.71%) Data Migration
10 9 (6.04%) Web Development
10 9 (6.04%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (4.70%) Cartography
11 7 (4.70%) Asset Management
11 7 (4.70%) Data Management
11 7 (4.70%) CMMI
12 6 (4.03%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 103 (69.13%) C#
2 76 (51.01%) SQL
3 54 (36.24%) JavaScript
4 14 (9.40%) PL/SQL
5 11 (7.38%) VB
6 10 (6.71%) T-SQL
6 10 (6.71%) XAML
7 9 (6.04%) VBScript
8 8 (5.37%) Java
9 7 (4.70%) VBA
10 4 (2.68%) C
10 4 (2.68%) VB6
11 3 (2.01%) C++
12 2 (1.34%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.67%) FoxPro (VFP)
13 1 (0.67%) Pascal
13 1 (0.67%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 18 (12.08%) Degree
2 14 (9.40%) Security Cleared
3 12 (8.05%) SC Cleared
4 10 (6.71%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (4.70%) MCTS
6 1 (0.67%) MCITP
6 1 (0.67%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.67%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.38%) QA
2 1 (0.67%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 32 (21.48%) Microsoft
2 29 (19.46%) Oracle
3 9 (6.04%) Intergraph
4 5 (3.36%) SAP
5 3 (2.01%) Telerik
5 3 (2.01%) Adobe
6 2 (1.34%) Sun
6 2 (1.34%) Siemens
6 2 (1.34%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.67%) Endeca
7 1 (0.67%) Google
7 1 (0.67%) RedPrairie
7 1 (0.67%) Perforce
7 1 (0.67%) Cerner
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